for sale

certain to delight the blue oval enthusiast!

We are offering for sale this Ford Taunus Fastback Coupé TC1. It was delivered in June 1974 by Ford Main Dealer Luxembourg where it stayed until 1989 when it came to Portugal by the first owner.

This 1974 Ford Taunus TC1, also called Ford Taunus MK1 had just 3 keepers from new. Purchased by us in 2005 we are the 3.ºowner.


All original factory panels including the floors,front wings as well the rear arches with factory welds visible.

Structurally perfect owing to a lifetime in a warmer climate. Never complete restored! It has been repainted once in its original factory code colour about ten years ago on a hard and dry body, Today the paintwork is a 100% rust-free and still looks incredibly good with the most perfect shutlines. The panels fit is pleasingly good with uniforms gaps for the era.

Only minimal imperfections detectable upon close inspection, however this in no way detracts from the fantastic beautifully appearance of this sport classic car.

All original chrome parts are rust-free with a deep shine and in excellent order as well trim sections and badges. Factory glass is number plate etched on every piece. Headlamps and rear lights are in pristine condition.


Ford’s time tested and trustworthy 1600 OHC is strong and responsive which fires up immediately with a lovely sound, and the rear wheel drive set-up gives an great driving experience. It drives extremely well.

The engine bay is very clean with manufacturer metal plates attached. The 4-speed all synchromesh manual gearbox are precise and very light to operate.

Servo assisted front disc and rear drum brakes bring the car up in a straight line and offer adequate stopping power. The car just received  (07/2016) a full brake overhaul and new front shock absorbers.

Sits on the correct optional ford alloy 13 inch wheels. Tyres with excellent tread remaining.

The underside is remarkably clean free from overuse of underseal allows inspection to see the excellent structural integrity.


The fully interior of this Ford Taunus Coupe Mk1 here for sale is outstanding. When the car was repainted the interior having been correctly fully re-trimmed in matching black vinyl. Door cards and all other panels, headlining as well new carpets. All interior is in unmarked top condition.

Front and rear screens rubbers was replaced.

If you search a "nut-and-bolt restored car" or "like new" sorry but this is not you are looking for.

Our Ford Taunus Coupé TC1 here for sale in its purest form, with attractive styling and offering cheer driving pleasure is in true great overall condition.

Always lovingly handled and well-preserved.

A nice and affordable classic car.

Absolute great fun on the road! Ready for a sporty ride?!

Price: €7.000,00

More photos on request.

The car is currently on display in Portugal (around city Oporto) and available for inspection by appointment.

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